portrait picture for Frank C. Ceraso

Wake:

Friends may call on Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk.

Services:

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10:00 AM in Our Lady of Fatima Church, 229 Danbury Road, Wilton.

Frank C. Ceraso


March 31, 2012 ~ October 11, 1924

Frank C. Ceraso, 87, died Saturday, March 31, 2012, in Norwalk Hospital.  Born October 11, 1924, in New York City, he was the son of Joseph and Philomena Ceraso.

Frank served his country during WWII as an Ensign in the Atlantic and Pacific theaters.  He was a graduate of Queens College.  He married his beloved wife, Jean, in 1950 and together they raised a family.

Frank joined ITT Continental Baking Company in 1948.  He worked for ITT Continental for over 30 years, achieving the position of Vice President of National and Military Sales.  He joined Kraft Foods in 1980 and retired in 1989.  Frank was active in the Civil Rights Movement as a member of the Urban League, and he worked with the Reverend Jesse Jackson’s Operation Bread Basket in Chicago.

Frank was a devoted husband to his wife of 62 years, Jean, and a loving father to his two daughters, Cynthia (Marcus) and Lorna (Huber).  He traveled extensively with his family, visiting over 50 states and 62 countries.  He was an active member of the Kiwanis Club, the American Legion and NAUS.

Frank is survived by his loving wife, Jean, his daughters Cynthia Marcus(husband, Michael) and Lorna Huber (husband, Peter) and his four grandchildren, Christopher and Claudia Huber and Stephanie Siegel (husband, Joshua) and Craig Marcus.

The family wishes to thank the Norwalk Hospital and the Norwalk Hospice for all the kindness and care they showed Frank and his family during his illness.

Friends may call on Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10:00 AM in Our Lady of Fatima Church, 229 Danbury Road, Wilton.

  1. Dear Lorna,

    I was so sorry to hear about your father. My thoughts are with you.

    Regards,
    Stephen

    April 21, 2012
    Stephen Borkowski -
  • Very sorry to see this, Lorna. I remember him well. Clearly, a very fine man. OUr sympathies to you, Cindy, and your Mom.

    Charlie and Penny

    October 24, 2012
    Charlie Pickett -
  • Hello Jean,
    Was trying to call you today to laugh about Twinkies – instead, I found your phone disconnected which lead me to look on the internet and find that frank had passed away. We are so sorry Jean – he was a wonderful friend and mentor to me and I so enjoyed talking with him these last few years over the phone. I hope you and the girls are well – our deepest sympathy to you all.
    Thinking of you.
    Perry and Sheila

    November 17, 2012
    Perry and Sheila Schneider -
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